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PostSubject: Sports car build - Melbourne   Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:26 pm

Finally decided to do something about posting a couple of pics of the Sports car I am building.

Tube chassis
Independant front suspension with Yamaha R6 shocks/pull rod
De Dion rear suspension / Yamaha R6 Shocks push rod
Toyota 4AGE 16V (modified) 6 speed transmission - east west mounted
Toyota MR2 brakes/steering
Body - undecided as yet
floor mount pedals
Based on plans i bought from the good old USA ! but have modified just about everything.

















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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Thu Jun 23, 2011 2:32 am

cool as, cant wait to see more
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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Sat Jun 25, 2011 12:11 pm

Thanks for the positive comment, I will include a few more pics of the build progress.
The De Dion is coming along, hopefully it will be finished in about 2 - 3 weeks.







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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Sat Sep 10, 2011 9:20 am

Hi, Where abouts did you get the plans?

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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Sat Sep 10, 2011 11:52 am

The plans are based on using Toyota MR2, AW11 parts but you can literally use anything especially motor / gearbox wise.

The plans are available from here www.grabercars.com

I have made some more progress with the De Dion.







A front end shot , just for a change...



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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Sat Sep 10, 2011 2:23 pm

This looks a very interesting project.

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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:47 am


Thanks for the comments Stefan, yes it is interesting and frustrating at the same time, like all build projects some days you make great progress and others weeks go by before you see the fruits of your labour.

I will post a few more pictures soon.

Wayne
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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Thu Sep 15, 2011 1:38 pm


This is the WOB link I will be using to locate the De Dion.



I am having some bushes made up, once they are done, I will be able to finish this step of the build.
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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Thu Oct 06, 2011 1:05 pm


Finished mounting the fuel tank and pedals. there will be an alloy box over the tank and a tube for my legs to be in.

Just waiting on some machined parts to be made before I can finish the De Dion and drop it on the ground. Surprised





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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Sat Oct 08, 2011 12:35 pm


I changed my plans and will now fit aToyota Black top 20v with 6 speed and LSD......



I managed to mount the radiator today, I have layed it down and will have a duct around it to direct the air out through a hole that willbe in the bonnet.



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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:27 am

Hi all, well a few things have happened over the last few months, some good some bad.

The good is I now have a 'roller' and I will be starting to install the engine/gearbox before the new year!

The bad is the Victorian Hillclimb panel have altered the class capacity regulations up to 2,000 cc from 1,600 cc. While I know this is not a huge change it is to me when the whole build was based around the 1,600 cc capacity, as a result I am building a car for a class that now does not exist and have a 20% capacity handicap against others. I will not start my rant !

Anyway, I am very happy with the build so far...











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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:39 am

Top stuff Wayne! I look forward to critiquing your welds soon... Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Wed Jan 04, 2012 9:43 am

Lurch wrote:
Top stuff Wayne! I look forward to critiquing your welds soon... Smile

Mmmmmm I think I am now cocerned Rolling Eyes

Your welcome any time for a look, and I am happy to supply the race tape for your mouth.. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Tue Mar 06, 2012 8:49 am


Well the engine / gearbox is finally in with all engine mounts made, I will post some photos soon ( when I take them ) I finally feel that there is light at the end of the build tunnel, but still a long way to go.

I will most likley regret this statement, but, it WILL be finished by the end of this year !!! Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Sports car build - Melbourne   Mon Mar 12, 2012 12:14 pm


Pictures so far !!

I am now working on the water lines and thinking about oil coolers /brake lines also.







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